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What is difference between insolvency and bankruptcy?

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They are basically the same. Insolvency describes a situation where the debtor is unable to meet his/her obligations. Bankruptcy is a legal maneover in which an insolvent debtor seeks relief. There are two types of individual bankruptcy. Chapter 7 is a "fresh start" in which all debt is forgiven. Chapter 13 is a plan in which debt is settled on the debtors ability to pay (and may be only a fraction of the debt owed).

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The Insolvency Service in the UK is responsible for administering and investigating bankruptcy. They can act as trustees or nominees in bankruptcy situations.


Insolvency is the complete lack of cash funds or similar transferable currency. Bankrupt is a legal status indicating that a person's debts were wiped away and that their possessions were claimed in an attempt to make up the difference. Wrong. Discharge in bankruptcy establishes the permanent stay to debt collectors. Bankruptcy and insolvency both mean the inability to pay your debts as they come due, also known as illiquidity or no liquidity.


Bankruptcy is a legally declared or recognized condition of the insolvency of a person or organization.


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You need to start off by talking to your attorney or get some professional help from financial advisors especially experts from bankruptcy,liquidation or insolvency.


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Samuel Raleigh has written: 'Letter to Lord Brougham regarding his Lordship's bankruptcy and insolvency bill for Scotland, and the assimilation of the Scotch to the English system' -- subject(s): Bankruptcy



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